The Texas governor hasn’t handed out many pardons in nearly a decade in office, but says he will approve this one “as soon as it hits [his] desk.”
Republicans had a lot of feelings about President Joe Biden’s surprise decision to pardon all federal simple cannabis-possession convictions.
We knew LGBTQ rights were under attack. The Supreme Court just confirmed it.
“They live in fear of what this directive means for their future,” a lawyer representing the family said, of Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to investigate parents who affirm their transgender kids.
Governor Greg Abbott said we need to address mental health issues in the wake of Uvalde, a month after diverting $211 million from the department that oversees mental health services in Texas to border security.
VICE News asked school shooting survivors and parents of victims what they wanted to say directly to the NRA.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke got called an asshole when he demanded that the Texas governor act on the school shooting in Uvalde.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that arming teachers and school administrators is “the best answer.”
The federal government has a decades-old legal obligation to provide food and formula to migrant children in federal custody.
The state capital of Texas is squaring off against the state Capitol of Texas over the civil rights of transgender kids and their families.
A judge blocked the child abuse investigation into the family of one trans child, though the underlying policy is still in place.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the state’s child protection agency to investigate the families of transitioning transgender children.